Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Distance limit on issuing a Tatkal ticket

With a view to discourage short distance travel under the Tatkal scheme, the minimum distance for booking tickets under the Tatkal Scheme has been revised as under:-

ClassMinimum distance for charge (in km)
Second Sitting100
AC Chair Car, Executive Class250
Sleeper, 3AC Economy Class, AC 3-Tier, AC 2-Tier500

The above information was submitted to a question in Parliament by the State in the Minister of Railways Shri.Manoj Sinha on 11th July, 2014.